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Photos: Iran Votes: Kurdestan

Photos by Mehr News Agency


Following photos show the voters in cities of Kurdestan province in western Iran standing in long lines to cast their ballots in the presidential election.



Kurdestan is one of the thirty provinces of Iran, not to be confused with the greater geographical area of Iranian Kurdistan. It is located in the west of Iran and bound by Iraq on the west, the province of west Azerbaijan to its north, Zanjan to the northeast and Kermanshah to the south. The capital of Kurdestan Province is the city of Sanandaj. Other counties with their major cities are Marivan, Baneh, Saqqez,Sarvabaad, Qorveh, Bijar, Kamyaran and Diwandarreh.



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